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This Week’s New Comics: Gleeful Pokemon

Lori Henderson

Prepare for another winter storm by hunkering down with some of the comics coming out this week. BOOM! Studios and IDW Publishing continue their two smash-hit titles with a new Adventure Time with Fionna and Cake, and My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. Marvel Comics has another Monsters Inc. one-shot, The Perfect Date, and Papercutz has a new Geronimo Stilton, the time traveling mouse meeting The First Samurai. And don’t miss the new Pokemon The Movie adaptation of Kyurem vs the Sword of Justice from Viz.

The List:

ARCHIE COMICS
Archie #641 (Archie Meets Glee Part 1), $2.99  ^^AA Pick^^
Archie Double Digest #238 (Double Double Edition), $5.99
New Crusaders Rise of the Heroes TP, $14.99
Sonic Saga Volume 2 Order From Chaos TP, $11.99
Sonic The Hedgehog #246, $2.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Adventure Time With Fionna And Cake #3 (Of 6)(Cover A Natasha Allegri), $3.99
Adventure Time With Fionna And Cake #3 (Of 6)(Cover B Zack Sterling), $3.99
Peanuts Volume 2 TP, $13.99

DC COMICS
Scooby-Doo Where Are You #31, $2.99
Superman Family Adventures #10, $2.99

IDW PUBLISHING
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #4 (Cover A Amanda Conner), $3.99
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #4 (Cover B Stephanie Buscema), $3.99

MARVEL COMICS
Disney Junior Magazine #12 (Disney Publishing Worldwide), $4.99
Marvel Universe Iron Man Comic Reader #1, $3.99
Monsters Inc The Perfect Date #1, $2.99
Road To Oz #6 (Of 6), $3.99

PAPERCUTZ
Dance Class Volume 4 On The Way To Paris HC, $10.99
Geronimo Stilton Volume 12 The First Samurai HC, $9.99
Nancy Drew And The Clue Crew Volume 2 Sleuths HC, $11.99
Nancy Drew And The Clue Crew Volume 2 Sleuths SC, $7.99

VIZ MEDIA
Pokemon Adventures Volume 15 Ruby And Sapphire TP, $9.99  ^^AA List^^
Pokemon The Movie Kyurem Vs The Sword Of Justice GN, $9.99
WINX Club Volume 6 GN, $6.99

The Picks:

Archie Meets Glee 641 195x300 This Week’s New Comics: Gleeful PokemonArchie #641 (Archie Meets Glee Part 1) – Archie Comics comes up with a crossover you have to see to believe! When a wormhole opens up, the kids of Riverdale and William McKinley high schools find themselves in alternate universes and must find a way to get back home. Veronica, in the Glee world, meets Finn and Kurt. In Riverdale, Josie and the Pussycats pursue Mercedes Jones, Kevin Keller is intrigued by bow-tie wearing Blaine, and Sue Sylvester squares off against Jughead. Written by Glee writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and illustrated by longtime Archie artist Dan Parent, this is a crossover fans of Archie and Glee do not want to miss!

Pokemon 15 This Week’s New Comics: Gleeful PokemonPokemon Adventures Volume 15 Ruby And Sapphire TP – The next chapter in the Pokemon Adventure series starts here! Ruby, son of the new Gym Leader of Petalburg, doesn’t want to follow his father but instead wants to win Pokemon contests. Sapphire, the daughter of Pokemon researcher Professor Birch, doesn’t want to collect data, she wants to win Pokemon battles. When the two meet, it’s more like head-butting than hand shaking, as Sapphire challenges Ruby to a competition. They have 80 days to achieve their dreams while avoiding Team Aqua’s dastardly plans. Continuing to follow the chronology of the video games, this next chapter follows the Ruby and Sapphire games storyline and moves the series closer to catching up to the current Black and White. Kids, adults, and fans of all ages of Pokemon will continue to enjoy this series.

Images © Archie Comics and Viz Media respectively.

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Lori Henderson About Lori Henderson

Lori Henderson is a mother of two teenage daughters and an avid reader. She blogs about manga at her personal blog Manga Xanadu as well as contributing and editing for Manga Village. She blogs about all things fandom (mainly Doctor Who) at her other personal blog Fangirl Xanadu. She's been at it so for over 5 years now and counting!

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